Taekwondo: Nigeria emerges best team at Int’l Open

Taekwondo: Nigeria emerges best team at Int’l Open

Team Nigeria won a total of 10 medals to emerge overall best team of the just concluded Nigeria International Open in Abuja.

Nigeria placed first position with 9 gold and 1 bronze medal, Team Benin Republic came second with 1 gold and 1 silver, while Team Saudi Arabia and Taraba state won I gold and 1 silver to finish third and fourth place respectively.

Lagos state carted 1 gold and 3 bronze to place fifth position, Team Cote d’Ivoire and NSCDC had 1 gold medal at the Open.

Niger Republic won 3 silver and 7 bronze medal to place eight position, Nigeria Army won 2 silver medal to finish ninth place while Team Ghana won 1 silver and 2 bronze to sit comfortable on tenth position.

Ifeoluwa Ajayi of Team Nigeria was adjudged the Most Valuable Player in the men’s category while Bouma Coulibaly of Cote d’Ivoire was adjudged the Most Valuable Player in the women’s category.

Nigeria’s Thursdaline Peter bagged the best female referee while Niger’s Ibrahim Chamsou won the best male referee at the end of the Nigeria Open.

 

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